List of Top Universities in Zambia – 2024

List of Top Universities in Zambia – 2024 | The 2024 list of Top Universities in Zambia has been officially released. The list contains registered universities in Zambia and the institutions are ranked based on some factors.


UniRank is a web-based agency that annually ranks universities around the world based on some factors. The agency without favoritism has ranked so many universities in the past years and they are fair in terms of positioning of universities.


Universities in Zambia are not exempted as they are have been rated severally in the international scenes on of account effective teaching, research works, conducive learning environments, equipment for practical works, etc. These universities have been recommended for local and international students as they make the list of Top Universities in the 2024 edition.

UniRank has officially released the 2024 edition of Top Universities in Zambia. The list contains 40 Institutions of Higher Learning. The following are some of the criteria for selection.

  • being chartered, licensed and/or accredited by the appropriate  higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format.


University Town
1 University of Zambia Lusaka
2 The Copperbelt University Kitwe …
3 Information and communication University Lusaka
4 University of Lusaka Lusaka
5 Mulungushi University Kabwe
6 ZCAS University Lusaka
7 DMI-St. Eugene University Lusaka
8 Rusangu University Monze …
9 Kwame Nkrumah University Kabwe
10 Cavendish University Zambia Lusaka
11 Northrise University Ndola
12 Africa Christian University Lusaka
13 Texila American University Zambia Lusaka …
14 The Zambia Catholic University Kalulushi
15 Livingstone International University of Tourism Excellence and Business Management Lusaka
16 Mukuba University Kitwe
17 Justo Mwale University Lusaka
18 Victoria Falls University of Technology Livingstone
19 Eden University Lusaka
20 Supershine University Lusaka
21 Gideon Robert University Lusaka …
22 Lusaka Apex Medical University Lusaka
23 Evangelical University Ndola
24 Trinity University, Zambia Lusaka
25 The University of Barotseland Mongu
26 Zambian Royal Medical University Lusaka
27 Zambian Christian University Choma
28 The United Church of Zambia University Kitwe
29 Sunningdale University Lusaka
30 Copperstone University Kitwe
31 City University of Science and Technology Lusaka
32 Rockview University Lusaka
33 Twin Palm Leadership University Chikankata
34 Chalimbana University Lusaka …
35 Kenneth Kaunda Metropolitan University Lusaka
36 OAK University Lusaka
37 Mansfield University Lusaka
38 Chreso University Lusaka
39 South Valley University Chikankata
40 Paglory University Kabwe